REPRIEVE : A Study of a System

By: Bresler, Fenton

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Book Condition: Very Good +


324pp., frontispiece, and unpaginated, b/white plates, throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over black panel on nominally bumped spine. Boards undamaged. Leaves unmarked. Illustrated (author portrait on rear panel), loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, and faded on spine. A study of the British system of capital punishment for murder highlights the sometimes flawed system which prevailed for over 2000 years. No study of the British capital justice process would be complete without reference to the Timothy Evans (Christie) and Derek Bentley executions, and they are duly included. Other contents include: Prelims., 1/ History. 2/ What Actually happened. 3/ Individual Cases. 4/ Epilogue. Appendix, Index of Names. Book weight approx. 600g. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Title: REPRIEVE : A Study of a System

Author Name: Bresler, Fenton

Categories: True Crime, Social History, Business/Industry/Law,

Edition: First Edition.

Publisher: London, George Harrap: 1965

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 007121

Keywords: NOISBN, TRUE CRIME, SOCIAL HISTORY, BRITAIN, CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, BRESLER, FENTON, 1929-